The real Dracula. Gladiators and guillotines. Life before toilet paper. Famous monsters: the Abominable Snowman, the Loch Ness Monster, Henry VIII. Attila the Hun's raw-meat saddle, disgusting medieval jobs, how knights in armor went to the bathroom, and why sailors liked eating in the dark. (Hint: You can't see what's crawling out of your food.) What Joy Masoff did for science in her perennial bestseller, Oh Yuck!, she now does for history in Oh, Yikes!, an illustrated grossopedia of mankind's freakiest, funniest, weirdest, and wildest moments.Masoff, Joy is the author of 'Oh, Yikes! History's Grossest, Wackiest Moments', published 2006 under ISBN 9780761136842 and ISBN 0761136843.